Botany and Soils

Course Code: LAND 124

Academic Year: 2024-2025

This lab-oriented course provides regular hands-on experiments to demonstrate the complex physiological processes necessary to sustain plant life. Students gain an appreciation for the diversity of plants, their basic needs and the growing challenges they face in a variety of habitats. The soil food web is covered at length, introducing students to the relationship of soil micro-organisms and plant fertility necessary for optimal plant health and sustainability.